Read Ian Kershaw's article The Myth of Hitler. Understanding how Hitler was able to bring an entire nation to war against the rest of the world, consider his effectiveness as a leader. In your blog entry answer the following questions in a paragraph or so: (Click on THE POWER OF HITLER above to start blogging)
- What does the anecdotal story of Hitler's rise to power tell us about government?
- What does it tell us about the way in which we the people (not just Americans but people in general) choose our leaders and why we choose them?
- Synthesize and or Contextualize what you read with another theme or event in American History and provide TEXTUAL EVIDENCE to support your claim.